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So far Jenna Casey has created 15 blog entries.

Fuel Our Heroes SF

For a group of Dartmouth College students, time spent away from campus this spring brought about a desire to make an impact while at home. So a model to support frontline workers was born. Fuel Our Heroes, a chapter-based crowdfunding initiative, is now fundraising to support local hospitals during COVID-19 in 14 different cities across the US and Canada. Fuel Our Heroes SF, the local chapter spearheaded by Luke Rohlen and seven other Bay Area college students, is rooted in a long-standing family connection to Zuckerberg San Francisco General Hospital (ZSFG). The hospital and Solid Start, a program that integrates [...]

2020-05-26T15:00:56-07:00May 21st, 2020|Categories: COVID-19|

Hearts and Shapes

For Karin Flood and her family, the Flood Building is an important member of the family. Built in honor of James C. Flood in 1904, this building has been cared for by a long line of James Floods - most recently her late father, Jim Flood. During its restoration in the 1990s, the landmark building on Market Street was often surrounded by barricades. And Jim, dedicated to revitalizing the area, asked neighborhood children to help beautify barriers with painted murals.  So when storefronts around the city began boarding up their windows, the flagship corner location of The Gap included, [...]

2020-05-18T15:27:54-07:00May 18th, 2020|Categories: COVID-19|

Making a Trip to the ER Less Scary

As the only Level-1 trauma center in the city, the pediatric emergency unit within the Emergency Department sees families in a time of real crisis. With so much happening to a young patient, it became really apparent that there needed to be someone advocating for our youngest patients. The Child Life Specialist is a relatively new position for ZSFG. Christine Sowar has been on staff for just under a year now and is on-call to meet families as soon as they arrive. From the ambulance bay to the treatment rooms, Christine is on hand to give patients and [...]

2020-05-05T11:34:57-07:00April 29th, 2020|Categories: COVID-19|